Property Manager- Clare Housing

Minneapolis, MN

Accepting applications until filled.

Who We Are 

Project for Pride in Living, Inc. (PPL) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering low-income people to become self-reliant through integrated services. When joining PPL, you become a part of a diverse team whose person-centered approach to services ensures individuals and families receive the housing and ecosystem of support they need to achieve greater stability now and for the next generation. We are eager to welcome new team members dedicated to serving our residents and pursuing our mission to build the hope, assets, and self-reliance of individuals and families who have lower incomes by providing transformative, affordable housing and employment readiness services. PPL strives to be an equitable and inclusive organization committed to elevating the voices of the communities we serve that are disproportionately affected by systemic inequities.

Job Summary 

PPL is growing and expanding its housing units! To support this growth, we are hiring experienced Property Managers to join our team in the twin cities metro area. This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations and oversight of four Minneapolis apartment communities (149 units total), owned by Clare Housing, our partner agency providing on-site supportive services. The client community is made up of people living with specific chronic illnesses. The population encompasses a range of life statuses - from independent living to assisted living to hospice care.

This portfolio operates with a number of layered subsidy programs, and the Property Manager is responsible for completion and oversight of income certification and other compliance-related tasks for Housing Tax Credits, HOME, GRH, Project-Based Section 8, and Hennepin County subsidy programs.

The Property Manager is the primary, day-to-day point of contact with our partner agency, Clare Housing. Managing this relationship and creating a team atmosphere are key components of this position. Consistent, professional, and clear communication is vital to this partnership.

The ideal Property Manager is personable and comfortable working with persons of diverse backgrounds, has attention to detail, is familiar with financial analysis, has budgeting skills, and has experience working with low-income housing funding mechanisms, including operating in subsidy programs supportive-housing environments.  

Now is a great time to join our growing team of property management professionals as we increase housing production, strengthen resident stability through supportive services, and cultivate and implement an effective housing management strategy.


Job duties and responsibilities include:   

Marketing and Leasing:

  • Strive for full occupancy through a range of techniques to stimulate traffic and close leases.
  • Oversee apartment turnovers; coordinate and communicate apartment readiness with the maintenance department and outside vendors; assure occupancy data in Yardi is correct;
  • Complete income certification and recertification of residents in a timely, accurate manner; document income certification in the form designated by Compliance Manager.
  • Assure prospective and current tenants understand lease obligations and PPL House Rules.
  • Keep current with the local market and provide input on rent appropriateness.

Budget Management:

  • Take appropriate rent collection actions; implement rent increases in accordance with the Master Rent Matrix in a timely fashion.
  • Prepare monthly management and variance reports; prepare annual budget information.

Property Conditions and Operations:

  • Maintain properties to the best possible advantage within available resources, and coordinate with Maintenance Department regarding inspections, maintenance and apartment turns.
  • Coordinate maintenance and vendor readiness for agency inspections.
  • Work closely with assigned maintenance technician to schedule and execute all routine work orders and plan for and oversee apartment make-ready work.
  • Respond to tenant calls, lease violations, and general property control.
  • Provide input on capital replacement needs to Regional and Asset Managers.
  • Responsible for the preparation of sites to ensure successful property inspections by any agency, lender, or partner. Tasks include pre-inspection, scheduling maintenance and/or special cleaning, notification of tenants, coordinating requested documents, etc.

A detailed job description is available upon request or selection for the next phase of the hiring process.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

Responsible for hiring, training, and supervising two full-time Assistant Property Managers and supervising property management trainees and/or work-study students as assigned


Minimum Requirements:

  • 1-3 years Property Management experience, including compliance, budgeting, and/or financial reporting basics;
  • Related post-secondary course work a plus, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job duties satisfactorily;
  • Non-profit work experience preferred;
  • Working experience with spreadsheet and accounting software, MS Word, Outlook, EXCEL, and Yardi; 
  • Excellent, culturally appropriate communication skills, written and verbal; 
  • Experience working with populations facing multiple barriers to finding and keeping housing;
  • Strong problem-solving ability;
  • Familiarity with low-income housing funding mechanisms, including operating subsidy programs;
  • Familiarity with supportive-service housing environments;
  • Strong, professional boundaries;
  • Regular access to reliable and insured transportation;
  • A valid driver’s license


Benefits: We know that your health and well-being matter, so take care of yourself and your loved ones with PPL-sponsored health & dental insurance, employer-paid short & long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and paid parental leave.  Voluntary life insurance; Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA); PTO (17 days in the first year). & 10 Paid Holidays. 403(b) retirement plans with employer match; well-being programs, summer half-day Fridays; professional development opportunities, and impactful presence in an organization that makes a difference in many lives.


Salary/Wages: $42,500.00 – $44,500.00/yr., DOQ  


Some flexibility for remote work available during  COVID-19. Safety measures are in place at all PPL sites.


Application Process: 

Qualified candidates can apply online via this link Include a cover letter and resume. The recruitment process includes phone screens and virtual/ in-person interviews, references, and background checks for final candidates. 

PPL strives to be an equitable and inclusive organization committed to elevating the voices of the communities we serve that are disproportionately affected by systemic inequities. Persons of color, women, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 


PPL is an EEO/AA employer. PPL participates in the federal E-verify program to confirm all newly hired employees' identities and employment authorization.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the organization will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourage prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.